Football Players The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Kansas City football? Then check out this list of Kansas City Chiefs running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Kansas City Chiefs history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Kansas City Chiefs and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Chiefs RBs include Jamaal Charles, Larry Johnson, Priest Holmes, and Herman Heard. 

Who are the best running backs in Kansas City Chiefs history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Kansas City Chiefs starting running back.

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Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

2
151 54
Jamaal Charles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

3
99 48
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

4
124 66
Kareem Hunt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Kareem Hunt

Seasons: 2018, 2017

5
34 6
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
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6
82 51
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

7
49 30
Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

8
44 27
Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981

9
57 43
Spencer Ware is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

10
32 24
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969

11
33 28
Kimble Anders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

12
28 25
Herman Heard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Herman Heard

Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

 

13
38 36
Charcandrick West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Charcandrick West

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

14
36 34
Anthony Sherman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

15
21 21
Greg Hill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

16
21 21
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

17
12 11
Woody Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Woody Green

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

18
0 0
Damien Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Damien Williams

Seasons: 2018

19
22 27
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

20
11 15
Billy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Billy Jackson

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

21
18 24
Donnell Bennett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Donnell Bennett

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

22
10 17
Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

23
9 16
Paul Palmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Paul Palmer

Seasons: 1988, 1987